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What is the Most Beautiful Scottish Mountain?

Phil Packer and Kate Silverton climb the National 3 Peaks for Sport Relief

A while ago I found myself in the delicious position of being in the Highlands of Scotland, armed with a hire car, bivvy bag and packraft, and with nowhere particularly to go.

The situation screamed out “Road Trip!” A quick request on Twitter and Facebook as to the Top 5 Most Beautiful Scottish Mountains came up with some real gems. You should try to check some of them out for yourselves…

  • Sean Newall I like Ben lui a lot. Got a alpine look to it. Really needs to be covered in snow though. Great wee pub for drink afterwards nearby too!
  • Mark Cooper I wouldnt bother with Nevis, never get a view from the top, Ben Lui is very nice, get to Mull Al, beautiful on the western islands. When you coming up?

  • Martin Radoczi I love Meall a’ Bhuiridh in Glen Coe.

  • Janyis Watson Hopefully someone will suggest a beauty near the Kyle of Lochalsh, where I’mm heading on Friday!

  • Howard Elliott Suilven, Stac Pollaidh, An Teallach, Slioch, Liathach

  • Tony Skerl Cuillins – Skye be there for a sunrise or sunset.
  • Paul Kle buachaille etive mor
  • AndrewBober Cuillins
  • totempd Any over in the Western Isles, rising straight out of the sea.
  • scotland2sahara@Al_Humphreys 5 most beautiful mountains in Scotland? I like An Teallach, Liatach, Stob Binnean, the eildon hills and all of Skye.
  • stevesaunders I love Foinaven myself, Ben stack is a beauty
  • Loosehold  the cuilin ridge ( hmm can you call that a mountain? ) must be up there with the true mountains!
  • Littlehuan  Arrochar Alps above Rest and be Thankful are stunning. Also my favourite Scottish place name. Not highland though.
  • GridNorth  An Teallach, Liathach, Suilven, Ladhar Bheinn, Aonach Eagach
  • 55n  1-buchaille etive mhor 2-foinavon 3- Liathach 4-Braeriach 5- Sgurr na Ciche with honourable mention for Ben Nevis north face
  • iain_jones  Suilven, Ben More Assynt, Buachaille Etive Mor, Ben Starav, Schiehallion
  • kim_harding  Suilven
  • bazzargh  1. Buachaille Etive Mor 2. the rest?
  • adam_jb_long Sgurr nan Gillean, Stob Dearg, Schiehallion, An Teallach, Stac Pollaidh. Favourite and most beautiful r 2 different questions
  • tourwinner Beinn Eighe near Torridon is one that stays with me
What about you? What are your favourites? Have your say in the comments…
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  1. Slioch from Loch Maree is stunning. Or there is Liathach rated by many hillwalkers as Scotland’s finest mountain. It strikes me the best ones are real close to each other by Torridon and over to loch Maree and the Fisherfield wilderness.

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